A healthy take on cupcakes using natural red color of beets, whole wheat flour and brown sugar. Addition of chocolate make sit a favorite among kids and adult alike.
Original recipe published here: http://lemoninginger.com/2013/02/14/eggless-red-velvet-cupcakes-healthy-tasty-happy-valentines-day/
- 1/4 cup Oil
- 3/4 cups of Brown Sugar
- 1 cup of Beetroot Puree
- 60 grams of Dark Chocolate, melted
- 1 teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
- 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
- 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 1 teaspoon of Baking Powder
- 1 pinch of Salt
In a mixing bowl, cream together oil & brown sugar. Add beets, melted chocolate and vanilla. Mix well.
In a separate bowl, sieve flour, baking powder & salt, mix well.
Mix the dry ingredients with the wet ingredients. Stir until just combined.
Pour into the prepared pan and bake for 20 mins, till a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.
Cool in the pan for 10 mins. Remove from pan and cool on a wire rack.